Building the Best by Land, Air and Sea
At Saltchuk, we oversee some of the country’s most recognized transportation and distribution companies. Together, we provide essential services to our communities.
Marine Services: A Portal to the World
Foss, our harbor and global marine services operation,
has one of the largest coastal tug and barge fleet in the Pacific.
Aviation Services: Above & Beyond
Northern Aviation Services, our air cargo business,
delivers expertise to a broad range of businesses
and industries worldwide.
Energy Distribution: Fueling Communities
Our independent petroleum marketer and distributor
serves Alaska and Hawaii with respect for the environment.
Dedicated to Alaska & Florida
Our full-service supply chain logistics companies are dedicated to solving even the most complex logistics challenges.
Domestic Shipping: Over Land, Air and Sea
TOTE, our domestic shipping and logistics operation,
is a leader in the industry.
International Shipping: Caribbean & Beyond
Tropical Shipping provides the fastest, most reliable transportation to The Bahamas and Caribbean.
Chef turned Foss deckhand set on future in wheelhouse
David Castner aboard the Henry Foss in Tacoma. David Castner crews up in Bellingham on the five-man Lindsay Foss. By Hilary Reeves David Castner was an up-and-coming sous chef at a popular restaurant in the historic waterfront city of Gig Harbor, Washington when he decided to change course. Born in Sonora, California, west of Yo
SafetySafety is our #1 priority. Saltchuk companies and teams work diligently to provide a 100% incident-free workplace. Nothing is more important than getting everyone home safe and sound!
NewsSaltchuk companies are making news and, more importantly, big strides in our industry and the communities we serve.
CareersWorking at a Saltchuk company can provide a stable career with valuable benefits and the enjoyment of working with a solid team. Our leaders are committed to building thriving organizations with reliable, living-wage jobs. Explore your opportunities today.
Our Companies Shine as a Family
Our goal at Saltchuk is to provide the best transportation and distribution services in North America. Our companies complement each other while being leaders in their industries. They share Saltchuk’s values of reliability, safety and commitment, and we nurture their success for the long haul.
We Share a Common Code of Ethics
Saltchuk is a family business. We want each of our companies to be the kind of place where anyone would be proud for their children to work, so we expect everyone at all of our companies to meet the highest standards of honest, ethical business behavior. Our Code of Ethics is not just a document–it’s a promise.